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Marxist theory and nationalist politics the case of colonial India by Sanjay Seth

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Published by Sage Publications in New Delhi, Thousand Oaks .
Written in English



  • India


  • Communism -- India -- History.,
  • India -- Politics and government -- 20th century.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [238]-250) and index.

StatementSanjay Seth.
LC ClassificationsHX392 .S48 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1116412M
ISBN 100803992076, 0803992084
LC Control Number94042503

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